When is an alpha-fetoprotein measurement indicated in the workup of hepatorenal syndrome (HRS)?

Updated: Oct 16, 2017
  • Author: Deepika Devuni, MD; Chief Editor: BS Anand, MD  more...
  • Print
Answer

Although few studies demonstrate a relationship between hepatoma and the development of HRS, this test should be performed when patients with cirrhosis decompensate.


Did this answer your question?
Additional feedback? (Optional)
Thank you for your feedback!